Neurologic involvement in Behçet disease: imaging findings in 16 patients.

  title={Neurologic involvement in Behçet disease: imaging findings in 16 patients.},
  author={Mohamed Banna and K el-Ramahl},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  volume={12 4},
Behçet disease is a rare multisystem immune-related vasculitis that is prevalent in Japan, the Middle East, and many Mediterranean countries. In our study population of 36 patients with Behçet disease, 16 (44%) had CNS involvement. CT was noncontributory, except in a single patient with dural sinus thrombosis. MR imaging in nine patients showed foci of high signal intensity on T2-weighted images within the brainstem, the basal ganglia, and the cerebral hemispheres in that order of frequency… CONTINUE READING


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